Henry Armitage (Harry) GREENE

Badge Number: 27141

GREENE, Henry Armitage

Service Number: 748
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Forbes, New South Wales, Australia, 1873
Home Town: Forbes, Forbes, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Tuberculosis, Adelaide, South Australia, 13 June 1920
Cemetery: North Brighton Cemetery, S.A.
Section A - Grave 452
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World War 1 Service

29 Jan 1915: Involvement Private, SN 748, 3rd Light Horse Regiment
29 Jan 1915: Embarked Private, SN 748, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Melbourne
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Corporal, SN 748
Date unknown: Wounded SN 748, 3rd Light Horse Regiment

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Henry Armitage Green was born in 1873 Forbes NSW to parents Denis and Mary Jane Green. His mother’s maiden name was Smith, sister to Robert Burdett Smith (1837-1895) solicitor and politician and Henry Armitage Smith J.P. (1835-1927).

Harry had made his way to South Australia when the war broke out, and was 41 years of age. He enlisted stating his age to be 38 years and put an "E" on the end of his surname, HIS NOK was his brother Robert Burdett Green(e). His sister Ida Eleanor Green who was 40 years of age signed up as a Staff Nurse and also put an "E" on the end of her surname.

Service Record http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=4705036 (recordsearch.naa.gov.au)



Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

He is a recent addition to the roll of Great War dead-he was accepted, after research, for commeoration on 28/01/2015